Kannada Academy is a 501-©-(3) non-profit organization.
The Kannada language is an ancient South Indian Language, one of the four major literary languages of the Dravidian family, with a long history and rich literature. We at Kannada academy believe that the mother tongue plays a very important role in developing thoughts, shaping experiences, exploring customs, and articulating values, and in preserving the culture and heritage.
Kannada Academy seeks to preserve and promote Kannada culture and language beyond India. In addition to providing materials for learning Kannada, Kannada Academy encourages cultural activities such as music, dance, drama, and any art form based on Kannada language and culture. We strive to create a program that is focused and instructive, while at the same time being energetic and fun. We hope to create an environment, where the Kannada language and culture are valued and a sustainable community is created.
To create an international platform for all related Kannada Language and Culture, with a specific focus on education - teaching and learning efforts to collaborate and share.
Teach Kannada to one and all.
We place Kannada learners at the center
We believe Kannada belongs to everyone and will help anyone learn it.
We teach everyone irrespective of their race, religion, gender, age, or national origin.
We work together as a family and treat fellow members with respect and affection.
We let everyone’s voice and opinions be heard and believe in collective decision making.
We work with like-minded individuals and organizations wherever possible.
We place our organization above oneself and work selflessly on its mission.
The dedication of our volunteers is the foundation of our organization.
Foster teaching & administrative excellence
Promote Kannada in spoken and written forms among people of all ages in an interactive, fun, immersive, and engaging environment.
Elevate the standard of the Kannada Learning
Facilitate collective effort and creativity
Organize lectures, camps, competitions, and other programs to complement and enhance learning.
Inspire and build a committed base of volunteers and instructors to serve society by working to propagate Kannada.
Accreditation, recognition in schools
Improved Curriculum and Books
e-Learning and online portal